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Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
we're following breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but
FOX
Sep 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
baltimore county church has started a fund to help pay for high school student's medical bills after he was shot by a fellow student. daniel bowry is still in the hospital. police say robert gladden junior shot the other student on the first day of school. his church, the perry hall family worship center is planning a celebration for when he is released to the hospital. you can find a link on our web site myfoxdc.com. >>> if you are heading to the bay bridge today, we want to remind you about an online tool you can use before heading to or from your destination. baybridge.com. live web cams online from 10 different locations. the site also rates how bad the traffic is in certain areas and how long the jam, traffic jam, is expected in that area. you can call 1877 bayspan for current traffic situations. >> and on this labor day when many rest for work, many are also looking for work. have some unique opportunitys to learn about job openings. they include on the job shadowing at places like the fbi and clark construction. to learn more go to the web site on your screen or call 1877 enab
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
, 76 at reagan national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
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Sep 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
in his name. >>> a judge has postponed a bail hearing for a baltimore teenager charged with shooting another teenager on the first day of school. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire at a cafeteria. one of the bullets his a 17- year-old in the back. that young man is expected to be okay. tony? >>> listen up, if you are riding metro this weekend, five orange line stations will be closed this week for track work. they are new carol ton, landover, sheafier le, dean wood and minnesota avenue. track work also will take place on the red and blue lines. details on the closings on our web site. go to myfoxdc.com and click on web links. >>> meanwhile, a major breakthrough for metro. a new monitoring system to detect problems on the rails in real time. it was created to the crash three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happened. notice as the front train enters the faulty track
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Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
hearing in baltimore today to discuss how power companies handled the widespread outages from june's derecho. at 10 a.m. officials will meet with representatives from five companies including pepco and bge. the storm left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. it took days to get all the power restored. >>> tonight, angry drivers will have one time chance to sound off about the proposed dulles toll road rate hikes. it will be the third opportunity in a series of scheduled public hearings. the airport authority's plan would double toll prices by 2015 in order to pay for the silver line metro to dulles. the meeting is at springhill elementary school in mcclain beginning at 5:00. >>> in just about an hour, the washington national cathedral will be holding a memorial service in honor of astronaut neil armstrong. the first man on the moon passed away last month at the age of 82. michael collins the apollo 11 command module pilot and eugene certain anyone the apollo 17 mission commander and the last man to walk on the moon are scheduled to participate in the service. the cathe
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this morning showing us what brings together local shops, resta
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Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
delays southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. our friend sandy is checking in here headed from the veteran's parkway and heading southbound. heading past prince georges hospital. and thank you very much, scorpio, 767 fridge -- 767 for checking in here and continuing to pennsylvania avenue, and of course, inbound new york avenue below speed here as well and this is bandit, who checked in with the delay at a complete standstill across the anacostia and to the traffic light at bladensberg road and southbound along 270 and with lanes open. you will find yourself below speed as you continue to work your trip out of germantown and to the split. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more of the fox 5 morning news after the break.  that fridge in your kitchen may have crossed this bridge. your new car probably rode these rails. that shipment you just received was tracked by satellite. we build and maintain. we invest and innovate. so we can deliver what america needs. this year alone, freight rail companies plan to spend twenty-three billion of their own money,
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
morning, current temperatures, 66 at reagan national, 64 baltimore, 67 at annapolis, 64 fredericksburg, 61 degrees at winchester, 63 at dulles, and 59 degrees at frederick. so a pretty refreshing start to your day. a lot cooler than it has been over the course of the past couple of weeks or so. no shortage of sunshine in my forecast today. by midday 74 degrees. you will have to deal with some winds today. they will be pushing in from the northwest and we'll get a little bit gusty by this afternoon picking up to at least 25 miles per hour. so be prepared for that. but overall, we are not doing too badly and we're talking a high today of 78 degrees. back to you. >>> our big story this morning, you couldn't have scripted it any better for robert griffin iii. the 21-year-old lived up to the hype and threw for two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. >> fellow rookie alfred morris led the ground attack with two touchdowns. the redskins won 40- 32. >> we could have scored a few more points but nothing is ever perfect. so you know there were some passes i wish i had back. there are
FOX
Sep 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
head out early today. right now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395 no worries for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison. >> thanks. the big story more severe flooding in a dc neighborhood. residents have been hit four times since july. live in the blooming dale area with the latest on what is an on going problem. we just feel for those folks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hardship for a lot of the people in this neighborhood cleaning up not once but four times as you mentioned over the last few months. they are watching t
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
back on the field for tonight's game against the baltimore ravens and the cleveland browns. >>> voters start casting early votes in the swing state of iowa today where the polls are putting president obama in the lead over mitt romney. but the president has his eye on other battleground states too as he releases a new two-minute television ad. in it he takes on romney's economic plan and lays out a plan to spur job creation. romney campaigning in virginia where he'll talk to veterans at an american legion post. >>> a new search effort this morning for teamsters leader jimmy hoffa missing since 1975 as police sample soil in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. a
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> followed by new orleans. >> yeah. >> after that mardi gras. that's a tough cleanup. >> baltimore. >> b-more is in there. >> los angeles and number five, atlanta. come on, atlanta, can you do better next year. those are your five dirtiest cities. >> chicago not -- chicago's a great city. a plus for chicago. >> people throw things on the street or miss the things, do you pick it up? >> i watched a guy yesterday pour coffee into the mail container. watched him pour -- >> he almost was a garbage can. what's wrong with people? >> do you pick up -- do you call up somebody that doesn't pick up dog poop? >> you get shot in new york. what's wrong with you people. you all live in a different place than i do. >> oh, my gosh. >> a couple of pieces of business, first of all, we want to know what you think. guys. >> what? >> first of all, it was a bad idea bringing you. you started it. seriously. >> we want to know what you think about if it's okay to say if you have a favorite child. should you ever admit it. go to the website on it, and we'll tell you the real reason jimmy fallon is here because h
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
. soil on the washington baltimore parkway. delay in and out river dale continuing inbound on new york city avenue. people hit me on twitter asking me about 5 this among. we had some problem on route 5. accident activity as you travel north bound trying to make your way past mattawoman beantown. we had the crash along 210 at livingston road and marshall hall. that's clear. again, northbound 5. slow moving trip southbound on the george washington parkway approaching key bridge. that's where we have the crash. that's the check of the fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. the h street festival kicks off. >> holly will tell you why you want to stop by. >> you do want to stop by. you will learn something about this city that you didn't know before. a lot of this has to do with the new greater h street heritage trail. we are stopping by a few of those stops. this is the first one coming here. we'll talk about that, the festival and why you want to be a part of it coming up next. stay with us. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes.
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
breaking news this morning from baltimore. former ravens owner art modell has died. he passed away early this morning after a brief hospital stay at johns hopkins. modell bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city but it made him hated back in cleveland. maryland governor martin o'malley issued a statement that says in part, quote, art brought the game and spirit of football back to baltimore. he helped reinvigorate baltimoreans' sense of pride in their team and their city. art modell was 87 years old. >>> checking headlines now and beginning overseas, two american soldiers died in afghanistan yesterday when their army scout helicopter crashed in the eastern part of the nation. also the afghan defense ministry fired hundreds of afghan soldiers in an investigation into insider attacks against nato trainers following a rash of green on blue killings. afghanistan is reevaluating soldiers to stop the attacks. >>> hurricane isaac's aftermath is posing big problems for fishermen. some waterways are clogged with debris wh
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
today and no precipitation. current temperatures 60 degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to repo
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
hagerstown. dulles, 66 and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp wi
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Sep 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
baltimore on the first day of classes is finally home. daniel was released from the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks there recovering. police say daniel, who has down syndrome, was randomly hit by a bullet when another stunt opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect, 15-year-old robert gladden, jr., is due in court for a bail review later this week. [ shots fired ] >>> we are now getting a look at some police dashcam video captured during a gunman's deadly shooting rampage at the sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin, last month. one angle shows lieutenant brian murphy approaching the scene. police now say he was shot 15 times by michael page, dressed in a white shirt, seen rushing toward murphy. but another officer sam lenda was able to distract the gunman. lenda and page exchanged gump, then page killed himself. lieutenant murphy has survived. he is recovering at home. >>> there is a new sentencing day for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown next week. a judge granted his lawyer's request for a delay. now he will be sentenced november 12. he pleaded guilty in june to ba
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Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color m
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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
home team in baltimore. that call happened to be correct. here it is on "sunday night football." however, if the credibility of the replacement officials is what it is and it's only getting worse by the week, if you have one of these, even if the call happens to be correct go against a home team, like lupica makes a great point, with incivility being what it is and the fan behavior we see with drinking and barnyard chants on a perceived missed call there, could be a very dangerous situation if one of these calls goes against a home team. >> real, real quickly. belichick, the penalty against him should be or will be what is this. >> a substantial fine. i don't think they will suspend him. >> bob costas, thank you. >> you know what annoys me even more than the replacement officials. >> what? >> getting up early to talk about this. >> the whining, savannah. >> once a year or something. y day for us. >>> let's move to politics now. president obama and mitt romney are fine-tuning their message to voters with the first presidential debate one week away. chuck todd is nbc's political
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
tonight in baltimore, replacement refs will no longer officiate nfl games. roger goodell temporarily lifted the lockout but officials will still meet on friday and saturday to vote on the agreement. goodell had this to say about ending the lockout. "this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating." the eight-year term will cover the referees through the 2019 nfl season. >>> virginia will take center stage again today in the race for the white house. both candidates will be campaigning in the commonwealth. mitt romney will be in springfield at american legion post 176. president obama is holding a rally in virginia beach today. both candidates' running mates have been stumping for votes in virginia as well. vice president joe biden was in chesterfield county on tuesday. republican nominee paul ryan made two stops in the commonwealth last week. both candidates were in ohio yesterday. president obama spoke at two colleges, kent state and bowling green. mitt romney held t
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
sprinkles north of baltimore. a few showers in western maryland. this is associate wade weak cold front. so weak, it won't really make it through the area. behind this front, as it pushes south and ea a little later this afternoon, there is some slightly drier air. you may notice the humidity waning just a little bit later on today. a series of cold frontss. we will gradually improve things around here over the next couple of days. this is sort of the first hit it was later this afternoon. so things will get better around here, gradually dry out and eventually cool down as we get into the weekend. here is your futurecast. put it in motion for you. you can see the cold front come through during the morning hours. here we are at 9:00 a.m. with a few showers around. be ready for a couple of showers particularly the first half of the day. later this afternoon, we could fire up a thunderstorm. north and west, i think you'll get enough of that drier air that you should generally be on the dry side later today. 87 today. palestinian leader yasser arafat sunny skies. scattered showers and
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
at baltimore. 55degrees at winchester. so for today, here is your day planner. by midday, 74 degrees and no shortage of sunshine as we head for a high of 78. >> all right. it will be beautiful. >> it is. >> it looks great. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright. are we okay with the weather? i'm ready to go to miami if you are? >> not yet. >> i'm ready for you. i fit comfortably in the overhead bin. >> two for one. i'm all about it. >> we have major tie-ups to report early this morning. the crew in sky fox there, a multiple vehicle accident just south of 410 in riverdale has traffic squeezing by to right. traffic coming southbound as beginning to slow back at the capital beltway if not before headed down towards the accident scene. your better bet is to bail out, pick up 50, uses that as the workaround as you guys continue past bridge hospital. we'll update the ride swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. the repaving project that has tied up the co
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
look at our current temperatures now. we have 06-degree at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 -- we have 60 degrees at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 at dulles. 59degrees at dulles. that 60 is at baltimore. i just can't see that very well. >> it's okay. i can't read it either. >> 50s and 60s as you start your morning, folks. midday, 74 degrees. take a look at the sun. it will an very, very nice day. only thing you have to deal with are the wind. they are going to pick i'm little bit and get a little bit on the gusty side. here are your daytime highs. >> let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> right now on the roads, you will find your lanes are open around the capital beltway with no incidents reported ad you travel southbound along 270 coming in out of frederick working your way south of hyattstown. traffic volume moving at speed with no problems reported headed in towards clarkdzburg. overnight construction in virginia has cleared off 95 in each direction traveling between fredericksburg and stafford. -- no problems reported headed in towards clarksbu
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
baltimore and north up 83. then a lot of shower activity to the north and east. what will happen today is the focal point for most of the showers will be off to our north and east. can see the heavy rain into southern pennsylvania and central new jersey. i don't think we'll be the main feature -- our main feature won't be showers and thunderstorms. but we will be locked in the cloud cover. the ever-present possibility of that showers and storms could develop at any point in a very unstaicial atmosphere. you have to be ready for that potential later today. a warm front fridaying to work through here will bring rain not only to the washington area but to much of the eastern seaboard here for another couple of days and then finally, finally, we'll kick this whole very wet air mass out of here as we get into the end of the week. showers and storms likely again today. not going to rain all day but they could pop up at any point. temperatures get close to 90 by wednesday and thursday. we'll gradually dry out and by friday, things should freely pretty good around here with sunshine, less humidit
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Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
then. savage, maryland, right now still a little wet with light showers north around baltimore. off to the west, a few more scattered light showers that will be moving in. frostburg, petersburg, elkins, and morgantown all there seeing some rain. that's going to be making its way eastward. day planner forecast. umbrella ready today. we're not going to get a lot of rain. it the not going to rain in any one area for that long of a time period. look at the temperature by 3:00 p.m. from mid-70s at noon to 85 degrees by the time we get to late afternoon. isolated thunder possible too with our best chance of rain coming during the afternoon. that's when we could see a little bit of thunder too. 70 to 75 degrees for your evening rush heading home. here's a look at your four-day forecast and your seven-day forecast too. for today, thursday, friday, saturday, the possibility of rain. sunday, at least we're dry with a high of 74. today warm at 84. danella? >>> checking the roadways, veronica. still seeing construction slowing you down. let's head out and check delays. inner loop at eisenhower
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >>> let's head up to 95 in maryland. bw beltway clear between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. over to 395 you're clear heading over to the 14th street bridge. as you cross over the 14th street bridge, you're clear as you head into the district. aaron and eun? >> thank you, danella. >>> coming up on 5:12, the decision that could keep nude photos of princess katherine out of the tabloid >>> going on the offensive. >>> republican nominee mitt romney is in damage control mode this morning after some controversial comments. the hidden camera video was taken at a private fund-raiser in may and first obtained by liberal magazine "mother jones" and then by nbc news. >> for the past three years, all everybody's been told is don't worry, we'll take care of you. how are you going to do it in two months before the elections to convince everybody that you've got to take care of yourself. >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. all right. there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent on government, who believe that they are victim,
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
-95 in maryland, clear between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. i'll give you a live look if you're taking 95 at 216, nice and clear north and southbound. connecting to the beltway is not an issue. if you're traveling on the beltway in prince george's county, lanes are open. from i-95 to route 50, you're at 64 miles an hour. etty fast. that will take drivers right now about nine minutes. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >>> 5:13. 62 degrees. ahead on "news 4 today," how business with a nightclub got a former redskin arrested. >>> 8:00 a.m. that's when the iphone 5 comes out in the u.s. for those in australia, they have already gotten their hands on those hot new phones. this is video from outside a store in sydney. apple booked more than 2 million preorders of the phone, double the first day sales of the iphone 4s. that means iphone fans are camped out, waiting where they've been all night. news 4's tony tull is live outside the apple store in georgetown. are people sleeping in an alley? or is that on the street? either way, it's not a good idea. >> r
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
modell has been hospitalized in baltimore. there are reports that his vital organs are failing and that his conditioning worsening. he purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the relocation made him a hero in charm city but not much so in cleveland. he still holds a 1% piece of the rav an. >>> judy blume is opening up about her breast cancer diagnosis. on her blog yesterday, the 74- year-old said she underwant a mastectomy and reconstruction surgery after finding out she had the disease earlier this summer. she says her cancer was not detected by a mammogram or regular physical exam because she has dense breast tissue. her message for women is to get a sonogram. >>> can you take out your cell phone and record what police officers are doing in public even if they are fighting with a suspect. >> one man is suing d.c. police over just such a case. that story is coming up plus your weather and traffic. stay with us.  >>> welcome back. gwen is here, got the latest on the weather for us. i'm just waiting to get through this s
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
they took to the field in last night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silenc
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
annapolis. 69 at baltimore. 73 at quantico. d.c. is at 72. 66 in martinsburg and 67 degrees at dulles. so overall, it will be fairly nice today. mostly sunny. we are looking at 90 degrees. winds from uth the soat five to 10 miles per hour. one our models wants to bring us a little light shower between the 4:00 and 6:00 hour to our northwest. then we'll keep an eye on that. so far, i think it is looking pretty good but a wet saturday. guess what. it is not a weekend washout. so we'll have some changing conditions for you then and wait until you see the full seven-day forecast. i think some of our views are might like that. >> i hope so. i'm banking on that seven-day forecast because it has been so rainy. >> we do great with deposits. you just keep doing that. >> all right, james wright. what is happening on the roads this morning. >> we do have some problems to report. let's start off with metrorail and then we'll get to the crew in sky fox. if you are traveling metro's orange line, this is where we had problems with the disabled train university outside of federal triangle. expect on
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose stricter building standards on abortio
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
degrees. 50 in manassas. 52 in leonardtown. 61 in annapolis. it feels great out there. 55 in baltimore this morning as well. kids might want a light jacket. it won't rain today. kids might want a light jacket or long sleeved shirt at the bus stop or walking early. dew point temperatures yesterday afternoon were in the low 40s. they've risen a bit overnight but still very comfortable. dew point here in washington is now 52. it is possible in a few spots the temperature reaches that due point, we could see a little fog develop here early this morning. otherwise, lots of sunshine in the forecast and we continue to be under the influence of a big dome of high pressure. that area of high pressure is going to be a slow mover so today, tomorrow, and friday too looks fantastic with lots of sunshine. will be a little warmer tomorrow with highs in the mid volunteer. this is our next weather feature of note. that is a cold front which will get in here late friday. really, i think during the day on saturday, bring us some cloud cover with a couple of showers around here now. yesterday, we thought
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
, rehobbing on the and baltimore on the list there. that is where folks will be heading back from this afternoon. if you are traveling, tucker has been talking about the wet weather so head out early. over to you. thank you. >>> a bach getting a firsthand account of the raid that killed osama bin laden hits stores tomorrow. no easy day was written by a former navy seal who took part in that raid. it was originally going to be released on september 11th but re-orders and extensive buzz prompted the earlier release. meantime, the author, matt bissonnette who wrote under the name of marcoen, could be facing legal trouble over what is revealed in the book though on friday, his attorney said he did not violate any agreements. >>> disabled veterans and soldiers transitioning back from the war front have some unique opportunities this month to learn about job openings. these are specific to the tease area and include on the job shadowing at places like the fbi and clark construction to name a few. now, to learn more more about this, go tothe web site on your screen right there. >>> comin
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling 38-31. after
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
. let's head over right now, if you're traveling along 295, no issues between the baltimore beltway and the capital beltway. you're nice and clear. d.c., 295, no issues there either. checking things out on 395, we'll take a live look right now. this is your commute. no issues. here's a live look at seminary road and king as you make your way northbound. it is a clear commute for you. here's a live look at the bridge. your travel speed northbound from the beltway to the 14th street bridge. you're at about 58 miles per hour. a nice commute so far. back over to you. >>> new this morning, a local man with a familiar name has been killed in an accident. his name is demetri medvedev. the same name as the russian prime minister. a woman who was on his motorcycle was hurt. doctors expect her to survive. the car's driver was not hurt. police charged him with reckless driving. >>> also new this morning, another deadly motorcycle accident. this one off the university of maryland campus just before 11:00 last night. the police tried to pull the bike over near the college park metro station. the
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
but in the end, ryan hunter ray took the checkered flag. >> it doesn't seem like baltimore when you watch that race. >> it doesn't seem race friendly but they're professionals and they know what they're doing. >> still plenty ahead, weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this monday. labor day, september 3rd, taking a live look at the capitol dome this morning. nice and bright there as we take a look. the problem is it isn't as nice and fun outside this morning. it is nice and thick out there, humid start to your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. with that humidity comes all the bugs and mosquitos that make it really unpleasant to go outside and enjoy. >> it was a tough weekend weather-wise. >> it was. >> tough in here. i tried to put the jacket on but had to take it off. going to be another uncomfortable day. i know it is a holiday an effect wants to play. up fortunately, you will be dodging raindrops. >> all day? >> a good portion of the day. >> good day to stay inside and maybe
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
public service commission began the hearings yesterday mostly with baltimore gas and electric. one question they're asking all utilities is whether it is reasonable to expect electricity to be restored in 24 hours after a major event. >>> when we come back, we'll talk about this. a traffic stop turns in into a traffic stop meltdown. that is coming up next on fox 5 morning news. >> hello. you topped the hill. >> let's hurry up. of a got to go to the bathroom. i have a bladder infection. >> let's see the driver's license and insurance. >> you listen to me. >> you see what happened next and why that woman is even more angry now. oh, boy. stay with us. with us. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a g good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to bui
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
college campus. coming up next, the latest on a shooting at baltimore's morgan state university as we check more headlines. stay with us.  >>> ought baltimore man is recovering this morning after being shot on the campus of morgan state university yesterday evening. the shooting happened around 6:00 p.m. up side a bathroom in the student center. victim was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. right now, police do not believe the victim or the suspect were students. police are still looking for the gunman. >>> in chicago, about 25,000 teachers are expected to remain out of the classroom for a fourth day. nearly 150 public schools will open for six hours for students to get free breakfast and a morning of supervision. but the negotiation continue between the teacher union and the city. mayor rahm emmanuel says his team is ready and willing to resolve remaining issues and stressed that teachers need to go back to work. >>> to the campaign trail now where mitt romney will make an appearance in our area today. the republican presidential nominee is expected to
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
our forecast. 79 at annapolis. 75 at baltimore. we have 78 at d.c. 70degrees at frederick and 73 at culpeper. 71 at hagerstown. a pretty mild start to your morning. your day planner, by midday, we should be about 88 degrees. it will be humid today. we are heating up to a high of 90 degrees. that was the high yesterday. temperatures well above average but once again, it is just a little bit of a tease to the cooler weather that is ahead. >> i know. i was hoping you were going to mention that. thank you. >>> time now to get a look at what is happening on the roads with on-time traffic and julie wright. >> we've had some problems out here on the roads. let's start off talking about metrorail because power has been restored. the escalators are now in service at the foggy bottom metro stop. good news for you there. inner loop of the beltway, the georgetown pike, we had a stalled tractor-trailer still blocking the right lane. crew in sky fox still with us. they've moved to the top stretch of the beltway as you continue around from greenbelt around towards college park. here we are with tr
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
baltimore this morning. we have learned from service from washington, d.c., up to baltimore is currently delayed, and this is due to some signal system problems. the good news is repairs are under way. we'll continue to keep you posted. all you have to do is follow @news4 today on twitter. reporting from the live desk, i'm angie goff, back to you. >>> we're also following breaking news in the district. a man in critical condition after prince george's county police officers shot him. they say he opened fire on them first. this is late last night at the d.c.-maryland border. news 4's melissa mollet is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. just behind me, we just spoke with officers. they say they're going to keep this road shut down for the next couple of hours at least because they want to wait until daylight to get a better look at the scene. i'm going to step out of the way for you so we can see what's going on here. just a couple of officers here now. the road still blocked off. a couple of moments ago they gathered several evidence markers scattered along the road.
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as well. stop and go, under speed as you make your w
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
between washington and baltimore because of signal problems. if you are heading that way, expect a longer trip this morning. >>> we are following breaking news out of southeast washington right now. police have shot a man near the d.c./maryland border. prince george's county police officers say they opened fire after the man shot at them. news 4's melissa mollet live where it all went down. melissa? >> reporter: good morning, aaron. the road has been blocked since 10:30 last night. investigators still out here on the scene. as you can see here behind me, about three blocks here completely shut down along southern avenue. they are waiting until daylight to get a better one last look at the scene. here's what we know. just after 10:00, d.c. and prince george's police started getting calls about a man walking through an apartment complex here firing a gun into the air. police say, when they arrived, two uniformed officers and marked cars confronted the man with the gun. they asked him several times to put it down. he would not and fired at them in the 800 block of southern avenue. tha
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, checking for accidents and incidents, not seeing anything. give you a live look as you make your way past 100. volume very, very light in both directions. connecting to the beltway, no issue there. earlier on the beltway in montgomery county, outer loop as you approach 39. work zone in place blocking two left lanes. we'll check outer loop speeds at 61 miles per hour. ten minutes to get from i-95 to i-270. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you. >>> not the news you want to hear as you're making your breakfast. why it will soon be harder to have one of the items on your plate this morning. >>> it's the moment football fans had been >>> a csx train emergency. this is breaking news. crews are inspecting this train. this might result in some delays for any fredericksburg lines this morning. we'll keep you updated throughout the morning. melissa mollet, news 4. >> thank you, melissa. >>> the replacement refs in the nfl have been getting a hounding all season long. >> but a call that decided the outcome of monday night football m
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact the prince george's county police tip line. police are o
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
suspect has been arrested. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two week in the hospital. police say he was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down's syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he says he would like to go back to school while his parments say they haven't looked that far ahead yet. >>> tropical storm leslie gaining strength. where it is headed today. >> a bitter contract dispute still has chicago's public school teachers on strike this morning. what they are demanding before they head back to the classroom. that is coming up. i didn't knos where in season right now. shh's no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same dress yeah, you want to get up off the floor? i do. okay. vo: from the new to the hard-to-find: when it's on your mind it's on ebay™. >>> the teachers strike in chicago is again making headline today fotopoulos a second day, hundreds of tho
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Sep 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
production will resume tomorrow. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did that with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died saturday night while riding his motorcycle in northern virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns in a ravens win. afterwards, smith talked about playing with that weight on his shoulders. >> you play with a heavy heart. you want to play for that person. i know my mom and all my family and everyone was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got here to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course he'd want you to play. >> ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash, but they say alcohol was not a factor. >>> the police and fbi agents who caught the former marine responsible for firing at several military buildings will be honored today. yonathan mel
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
developed serious infections. health officials shut down monarch med spa, north of baltimore. all three patients went to the spa in the past six weeks and developed severe cases of infections. those infections are usually mild but can be deadly if it infects the lungs or blood. officials from monarch med spa released a statement saying it is always concerned for the well-being of its patients. >> today the space shuttle endeavor will arrive in california. the shuttle is in houston right now. it landed there after giving residents along the gulf coast a pretty good photo on. endeavor will fly over houston, texas, and tuscan, arizona, today, before it lands at edwards air force base in california. it will then fly to l.a.x. tomorrow and eventually go on display at the california science center. >>> mike shanahan says the team sin vest gaiting death threats against wide receiver josh morgan. some fans are still furious over this unsportsmanlike penalty morgan received late in last sunday's loss to the rams. the penalty forced the skins to attempt a 62-yard field goal to tie the game. billy
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
. just a little bit of fog. here is a look at where our temperatures are. 69 at baltimore. we have 71 at hagerstown, 07 at winchester and 66 degrees at culpeper. we've got a weak front to the south of us. not looking at much happening there with that. but this is the big weather maker for tomorrow. today, we're looking at plenty of sunshine for you. there is one of the models that does want to bring is a little bit of wet weather later on this afternoon and our futurecast does show a light, light shower to our northwest at about the 4:00 hour or so. other than that, we are talk nice conditions. it will be hot today though but this is the front. this front will push its way across as we move through into saturday. it will bring us widespread showers and a chance of some thunderstorms so prepare yourself for it. could see a little bit in the early part of the day and than a break and a little bit more in the afternoon. primarily in the afternoon along and ahead of this front is where we expect to see some storms and showers. just prepare yourself accordingly. we've got dry conditions fo
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